Silent Auction 2018

The Silent Auction is a fun and exciting way to contribute to the fundraising of the Autumn F.A.R.E.  You get to bid on those items that you really want, at the price you want them! Just be aware – the parent behind you may want them just a little bit more!

With some incredible local businesses donating the prizes, there is something for everyone!

Winners are being contacted now!!

Carpet, upholstery or leather furniture cleaning

The nicest carpet cleaning guy in the Inner West! Have Stephen bring your carpets, rugs and upholstery back to life with his magic carpet cleaning machine.

Contact Stephen for a booking by 8 October 2018.

Value: $180

Kindly donated by Stephen the Carpet Cleaner

 

A-List Entertainment Golden Ticket and comedy pack

Everyone likes to laugh and you’ll be laughing solid for a month if you win this auction.

The Sydney Comedy Festival runs between 23 April and 20 May and this auction will get you (and your bestie) entry into some of the best shows of the festival. This golden ticket will get a double pass to every show that A-List are presenting, including:

Kitty Flanagan: Saturday 5 May
Lawrence Mooney: Friday 4 May
Ross Noble: Friday 20 April
Simon Taylor: Wednesday 9 May
Stevenson Experience: Thursday 17 May
Cameron James: Wednesday 2 May
YIanni Agisilaou: Sunday 20 May
James Nokise: Sunday 6 May
Rebecca De Unamuno: Saturday 19 May
Jacques Barrett: Thursday 3 May
Rose Callaghan: Thursday 10 May
Dave Eastgate: Thursday 10 May
James Smith: Friday 11 May
(And a special post-festival bonus) Wayne Brady: Sunday 17 June)

But wait… there is more to keep you laughing through the year….
Comedy DVDs (20 of them!!), 4 x Kitty Flanagan tea-towels, a Kitty keep-cup, an Umbilical Brothers Tote Bag, a Lawrence Mooney tea towel, and an Ahn Do Book pack!! Wow!

Value: $1509

Kindly donated by A List Entertainment

 

A year’s supply of coffee!

It’s a life force – you know it is! The winner will get one regular coffee per day for a whole year. Imagine what you could get done with that much caffeine. Daniel and Cal brew some of the best, and in the lovely surrounds of their bright and breezy cafe, a stone’s throw from Kegworth. Too good!

Value: $1100

Kindly donated by Flood Street Carousel

 

Family portrait photography including a framed 10″”x14″” print and $100 credit

There are few things more precious than a beautiful portrait of your beautiful family. Milk & Honey are offering a family portrait voucher that includes a photography session, a framed fine art print (10″”x14″”), and $100 credit. Milk & Honey Photography is a boutique studio situated in Sydney’s charming Summer Hill. For over a decade they have been proud to provide beautiful photography and a friendly, enthusiastic and personalised level of customer service to their clients.

Value: $550

Kindly donated by Milk & Honey

 

Family portrait photography and $450 credit

There are few things more precious than a beautiful portrait of your beautiful family. Milk & Honey are offering a family portrait session and $450 credit. Milk & Honey Photography is a boutique studio situated in Sydney’s charming Summer Hill. For over a decade they have been proud to provide beautiful photography and a friendly, enthusiastic and personalised level of customer service to their clients.

Value: $500

Kindly donated by Milk & Honey

 

Dinner party at the Royal!

Ah the Royal… Come on, we’ve all been there, the upstairs is gorgeous and it IS the venue of choice for Keggers parents. The food is good, the carpet is divine, the service is fantastic… and that verandah! A stumble home, or a quick ride on the courtesy bus, it’s sounding pretty good….

But wait! Share it with seven friends? Even better! The winner will be heading off to dinner at the Royal to the value of $400 – valid for eight people in the fabulous Royal Botanical restaurant.

Value: $400

Kindly donated by The Royal

 

Two nights away at South West Rocks

South West Rocks is coastal haven for city dwellers, gorgeous climate, beautiful beaches. The rooms at the Seabreeze Beach Hotel are clean and contemporary. Choose to stay in a family room or have two adult couples in double rooms.

Value: $400

Kindly donated by The Royal

 

Newtown Jets Pack

Go the Jets! Support your team in the blue and white with an action-packed Newtown Jets pack with merch for the whole family! The pack includes an assortment of kids, ladies and mens Jets-branded merchandise including caps, t-shirts, thongs, a ball, a blow-up hand, a book, a CD of the club anthem… it just keeps going!

But what’s the point in looking the part if you aren’t there supporting the boys? Included in the package are 2 one-game day passes so you can see it all in action!

Value: $315

Kindly donated by Newtown Jets

 

Three-day woodwork course

Guys and gals….just one visit to this website is going to make you want to find that inner chippy…just gorgeous.

No prior woodwork experience is required. The winner will enjoy a three-day woodwork course at Splinter workshop in Marrickville, with all tools, materials and safety equipment provided.  The courses focuse on the use of hand tools and the development of hand skills. Three full days of instruction are provided from 10am to 5pm. Options include:
– A slice of woodwork (20 May, 27 May and 3 June)
– A slice of woodwork (28 October, 4 November and 11 November)
– Planes, Planes and Spokeshaves (18 Jule, 19 July, 20 July)

Value: $825

Kindly donated by Splinter Workshop

 

Jow Gar Kung Fu lessons

Our local Kung Fu school – Head Academy is a centre of fun, learning and achievement. Students learn patience, respect, obedience, discipline. They gain physical fitness, balance and strength, body control and confidence, they work as a team, they must remember complex moves. They feel better about themselves and have a lot of pride in working through the sashes and stars. The teachers are amazing; kind, calm, respectful, fun and the kids all adore them and want to please them by doing their best.

The winner will receive six months of Kung Fu tuition (two classes per week), including a uniform.

Use by 8 April 2019.

Value: $860

Kindly donated by Head Academy Jow Gar Kung Fu

 

Private movie screening for 45 people

The winner will be entitled to a 45-seat screening of a current movie release from Twentieth Centuary Fox in the private Director’s Screening Room. Wow! At Fox Studios Australia, in the heart of Sydney.

Escape with 44 of your best buddies. Bid now. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Use by September 2019.

Value: $600

Kindly donated by Fox Studios Australia

 

Crunch fitness membership

Calling all the single ladies, married ones and all otherwise ones for that matter. Crunch Female Fitness is your one stop shop with state of the art equipment, classes, child-minding, and optional personal training and nutrition programs. A six-month membership – including all classes and equipment, and a personal trainer to help you design your program – will get you motivated and working! Once you start you won’t look back!

Activate prior to 31 December 2018.

Value: $726

Kindly donated by Crunch Female Fitness Centre Leichhardt

 

Tea party for 10 people

So much gorgeousness to be had! The Tea Cosy is a beautiful Tea Room located in the heart of The Rocks in Sydney. They are famous for their scones and tea – a truly original gem.

The winner will receive a private room tea party for 10 people, including scones, sandwiches and drinks. What better way to spend an afternoon with nine of your besties?

Use by 1 April 2019

Value: $350

Kindly donated by The Tea Cosy

 

Pamper pack

I need this. We all need this! A little piece of harmony and tranquility right in the heart of Leichhardt. $100 to spend on the treatment of your choice.
Farm out the kids and get to some serious r e l a x a t i o n….

And then when you get home… enjoy a goody bag from Smooth FM, and the continued health of your skin thanks to Cetaphil.

Value: $220

Kindly donated by Skin Therapeia Day Spa; Smooth FM; Cetaphil

 

Architect-designed stools for your outdoor space!

Funky funky funky. These architect-designed café stools are gorgeous, and will bring some zest to your outdoor space. And even better, they are built to last! With fade resistant finishes and a durable structure, you’ll love these stools for years to come.

The winner will receive four outdoor stools in yellow, lime, orange and deep blue. Designed by architects Conybear Morrison and made in Australia.

Value: $1060

Kindly donated by Street Furniture Australia

 

Accommodation voucher

Who doesn’t need this? Breathe that mountain air….

The prize is a voucher for accommodation for two consecutive nights for up to six people at the breathtaking Bunyip Cottage in Katoomba, Blue Mountains.

*Dates subject to availability – excludes public holidays and public holiday weekends. Use by 30 September 2019.

Value: $650

Kindly donated by Bunyip Cottage

 

Personal Training: a New You Now!

If you’re wishing there was a perfect fitness program designed just for you, then you gotta check this out! Lindsey has created a program that will get you the fitter, stronger and more energetic body that you deserve! The woman lives and breathes fitness and she’s so good at igniting the passion in others. You will not regret this bid.

The winner of this auction will be joining Lindsey on her eight week challenge, starting Monday 30 April 2018. Eight weeks is the perfect length of time to develop new habits and lasting lifestyle changes. This program is a simple way to understand how to change your body shape and maintain your result!

That’s eight whole weeks of:
24/7 support, motivation and encouragement
Nutritional advice and recipes
Unlimited group fitness classes from Lindsey’s timetable
Weekly feedback of your food diary
A closed Facebook group to share your journey, recipes etc…
A new lifestyle change that you will want to maintain.

Only valid for new members, not available if you have previously done classes or a challenge with Lindsey.

Value: $400

Kindly donated by Lindsey Black Personal Training^

 

Personal Training

As a mother of 3 and a working wife running a small business, Lindsey understands the challenges of trying to find time to stay fit and healthy, whilst looking after the home and family. The woman lives and breathes fitness and she’s so good at igniting the passion in others.

GETLINDSEYFIT with four weeks of unlimited classes – plus a host of bonuses to keep you on track and feeling healthy:
– Access to a VIP Facebook group
– Weekly challenges to keep you motivated and accountable
– Personal goal setting and tracking
– Nutritional advice and recipes
– Ongoing support from Lindsey and the awesome GETLINDSEYFIT community.

Only valid for new members, not available if you have previously done classes or a challenge with Lindsey.

Bonus six pack of gels

Value: $247

Kindly donated by Lindsey Black Personal Training

 

16-seater NRL box

16-seater zone box, uncatered, for an NRL regular season game of your choice in 2018

Value: $1600

Kindly donated by ANZ Stadium

 

12-seater box for a Western Sydney Wanderers game

12-seater zone box, uncatered, for a Western Sydney Wanderers’ home game of your choice in 2018

Value: $1200

Kindly donated by ANZ Stadium

 

8-seater NRL box

8-seater zone box, uncatered, for an NRL regular season game of your choice in 2018

Value: $800

Kindly donated by ANZ Stadium

 

Dental pack

Some of the nicest dentists you’ll ever happen across, Primary Dental at Leichhardt are putting the cheer into dentistry like never before, and with their clever packages you can keep those pearly whites looking tip top.

The Defence Pack will keep you on top of your dental health, providing you with a check-up, x-rays, scale and clean, and a fluoride treatment.

Use by 2 April 2019.

Value: $149

Kindly donated by Primary Dental

 

Grappa voucher

1 x $250 voucher for a meal at the fabulous Grappa. Simply divine.  If you have never eaten at Grappa, you’ve never eaten the best that Leichhardt has to offer. Treat yourself – peruse that menu, and get bidding!

Value: $250

Kindly donated by Grappa Ristorante e Bar

 

Verve photography package with 14″”x14″” wall piece

Verve Portraits is Australia’s largest portrait photography company with studios in Richmond, Surrey Hills, Claremont, Rushcutters Bay, Willoughby and Fortitude Valley. The Verve Experience is the perfect way to celebrate and appreciate the beautiful moments in your life. Verve pride themselves on delivering perfection from start to finish. They produce truly stunning images that capture the real you. #myvervefundraising

You will receive the $1200 Verve Experience gift package, including:
a 90 minute photography session at one of Verve’s contemporary studios
a stunning 14″ x 14″ artic wall piece of your favourite image.

Value: $1200

Kindly donated by Verve Portraits

 

Verve photography package with 7″”x7″” wall piece

Verve Portraits is Australia’s largest portrait photography company with studios in Richmond, Surrey Hills, Claremont, Rushcutters Bay, Willoughby and Fortitude Valley. The Verve Experience is the perfect way to celebrate and appreciate the beautiful moments in your life. Verve pride themselves on delivering perfection from start to finish. They produce truly stunning images that capture the real you. #myvervefundraising

You will receive the $600 Verve Experience gift package, including:
a 90 minute photography session at one of Verve’s contemporary studios
a stunning 7″ x 7″ artic wall piece of your favourite image.

Value: $600

Kindly donated by Verve Portraits

 

Artwork plus makerspace voucher

Glenn Farquhar of Art Fusion Studio & Gallery, is an abstract artist who specialises in creating statement pieces for interiors. His work can be found on the walls of many key buildings throughout Australia. And now it can be found in your home too.

Value: $350

Kindly donated by Art Fusion Studio and Gallery

 

Tutoring lessons

We all want our kids to achieve their full potential, and tutoring can help with that. This voucher is valid for five 1hr classes at Leichhardt, St Leonards or Castle Hill. During these lessons, students will benefit greatly from the individualised tuition provided by the experienced and passionate tutors at Australian Tutoring.

Use by 31 December 2018.

Value: $325

Kindly donated by Australian Tutoring

 

Tennis package

A sport that’s both good for the mind, and good for the body; can be played by the very young and the very old. And it’s on our doorsteps….Haberfield the home of tennis.

The winner will receive the latest Babolat gear for the family: a Babolat Pure Drive Adult Raquet, the latest model of the most popular racquet in Australia, plus a matching Babolat Pure Drive Junior for your little one up to 12 years of age. And don’t forget the backpack to carry all your gear. You and the kid will be the real deal swinging those rackets and wearing that backpack – maybe not at the same time though.

Value: $468

Kindly donated by Haberfield Tennis Centre

 

Leap into Literacy classes (1 of 2)

We all want to extend our primary kids’ reading and writing skills… right? With Leap into Literacy classes your kids will be doing just that – and having fun at the same time!

This voucher is valid for four Leap into Literacy classes, held in Drummoyne, Birchgrove or Chatswood.

Value: $235

Kindly donated by Leap into Literacy

 

Leap into Literacy classes (2 of 2)

We all want to extend our primary kids’ reading and writing skills… right? With Leap into Literacy classes your kids will be doing just that – and having fun at the same time!

This voucher is valid for four Leap into Literacy classes, held in Drummoyne, Birchgrove or Chatswood.

Value: $235

Kindly donated by Leap into Literacy

 

F45’s eight-week challenge package (2 of 2)

Sometimes you need a bit of help to be the best you… Imagine eight weeks of help!

The winner will participate in F45’s popular eight week challenge, starting 23 April 2018. Included in the package are unlimited classs, a full nutrition plan, fitness benchmarking, and goal setting with trainers. This is the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Value: $495

Kindly donated by F45

 

F45’s eight-week challenge package (1 of 2)

Sometimes you need a bit of help to be the best you… Imagine eight weeks of help!

The winner will participate in F45’s popular eight week challenge, starting 23 April 2018. Included in the package are unlimited classs, a full nutrition plan, fitness benchmarking, and goal setting with trainers. This is the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Value: $495

Kindly donated by F45

 

Original artwork by Betty Mbitjana

A beautiful original artwork by an Indigenous artist from Alice Springs, Awelye and Bush Melon (2015) is a 30cm x 30cm acrylic on linen painting by the artist Betty Mbitjana. The accompanying document pack includes a certificate of authenticity and information on the artist.

Value: $250

Kindly donated by Kate Owen Gallery

 

Ten class indoor cycling pass (1 of 2)

Let’s face it… Autumn is here, winter is coming… the day are getting shorter, and it’s hard to get out the door for that cycle, that walk, or that run. That’s why you need Velofix at Rozelle – their cycling classes will see you through the rest of autumn and winter, with pro-bikes and classes that are structured to complement all levels of fitness. What are you waiting for?

Value: $200

Kindly donated by Velofix

 

Ten class indoor cycling pass (2 of 2)

Let’s face it… Autumn is here, winter is coming… the day are getting shorter, and it’s hard to get out the door for that cycle, that walk, or that run. That’s why you need Velofix at Rozelle – their cycling classes will see you through the rest of autumn and winter, with pro-bikes and classes that are structured to complement all levels of fitness. What are you waiting for?

Use by 19 October 2018.

Value: $200

Kindly donated by Velofix

 

Travel voucher (1 of 2)

Where do you want to go? This prize can take you!

The winner will receive one night’s accomodation* for two people in Australia or New Zealand in any of the following:
– Vibe Hotels
– Medina Serviced Apartments
– Adina Serviced Apartments
– Rendezvous Hotels
– Travelodge Hotels

Use by 7 March 2019.

Think of the possibilities!

* Saturday night’s bookings require a minimum of five weeks’ notice. Prize is not valid during public holidays, school holidays or major city events.

Value: $Value Varies pending hotel chosen $150-$250

Kindly donated by Showgroup

 

Travel voucher (2 of 2)

Where do you want to go? This prize can take you!

The winner will receive one night’s accomodation* for two people in Australia or New Zealand in any of the following:
– Vibe Hotels
– Medina Serviced Apartments
– Adina Serviced Apartments
– Rendezvous Hotels
– Travelodge Hotels

Think of the possibilities!

* Saturday night’s bookings require a minimum of five weeks’ notice. Prize is not valid during public holidays, school holidays or major city events.

Value: $Value Varies pending hotel chosen $150-$250

Kindly donated by Showgroup

 

Xbox games pack for young and old

Everybody loves a game right? Here are some for you to play with the kids… and some you might want to play once the kids are in bed!

The pack includes the following XBox One games:
Super Lucky’s Tale (rated G)
Forza Motorsport 6 (rated G)
Assassin’s Creed – Origins (rated MA 15+)
Deadrising 4 (rated R 18+)

Value: $199.8

Kindly donated by

 

Kid’s bike and skateboard pack

This is the ultimate fun pack for the ultimate active kid!

The Riprock 20 Coaster is the perfect bike for your kid to tackle all types of terrain – from the footpath to the trails! And with the simple coaster brake design, safety and fun are no longer mutually exclusive. This bike is not just good to look at, it will give your kids everything they need when riding: traction, control, confidence, and fun.

And when your kid isn’t riding, they can be skating on their brand new skateboard! Have wheels, will travel!

Bike must be redeemed between 23 April and 23 October 2018.

The winner will receive:
1 x 20″” Specialized Riprock Coaster in the colour of your choice (colour subject to availability)
1 x kid’s skateboard

Value: $420

Kindly donated by Velofix and Onsport

 

Learn to swim package (for kids up to six years)

Many a Kegworth kid has learnt to swim at Little Monsters in Ashfield – it is the best swim school for kids from 6 months to 6 years old. The classes are small, which allows for more personalise attention for your child, the purpose-built pool is heated to a warm 32 degrees all year round, and the parking is easy!!

This prize will get you ten swimming lessons with the attentive and enthusiastic teachers of Little Monsters Swim School. And to get you practising your new swimming skills in the pool and at the beach you will also receive:
– a SwimFin: a unique, self-adjusting swimming aid for all ages and abilities
– a $75 Minnow Designs voucher to put towards their beautiful beach shoes and baby shades

Use by 30 June 2019.

Value: $345

Kindly donated by Little Monsters Swim School
Minnow Designs

 

School holiday adventure family pack

The dreaded words we all hate to hear… “”Muuumm!! Daaaadd!! I’m booorreedd!… So how are you going to entertain the kids this school holidays? With this family pack you’ll have them out and about, keeping busy and having new experiences.

Your family school holiday pack will include:

Family pass for Sydney Olympic Park Acquatic Centre (expiry 8 July 2018)
Family unlimited discovery pass for Scenic World Blue Mountains (expiry 23 Febuary 19)
Family pass for Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink including skate hire (expiry 30 June 18)
Two first timers classes for AAPES Parkour, Tempe and Pyrmont (expiry 31 December 2018)

Value: $269

Kindly donated by Sydney Olympic Park Acquatic Centre
Scenic World Blue Mountains
Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink
AAPES Parkour

 

Environ Facial from Josephine’s Beauty

When was the last time you took time out to relax and put yourself first? At Josephine’s Beauty in Five Dock the time will be just for you. Soft music, heated bed, soothing healing hands, herbal teas and essential oils to soothe the mind and spirit. There is no rush – just unwind and escape life’s daily stresses.

Value: $125

Kindly donated by Jospehine’s Beauty

 

Two tickets to Eric Bogle

Australia’s best country folk legend Eric Bogle is on tour. With 17 studio albums, Eric is regarded as one of the folk music world’s greatest living singer songwriters.

Eric Bogle + Ami Williamson

Thursday 7th June 2018 Camelot Lounge Marrickville

Value: $84

Kindly donated by Live Nation

 

Live Nation comedy double-up

Thanks to our friends at Live Nation Comedy we have 2 wonderful international comedians performing at the Sydney Comedy Festival. These are two of the hot tickets of the festival and could be yours if you are the top bidder

South African born Urzila Carlson is a multi award winning Stand Up comedian who appears regularly on television shows in Australia – Have You Been Paying Attention. See her live at the Enmore Theatre on Thursday 26th April.

AndyZaltzman is a British comedian and author who largely deals in political and sport related material. See him live at the Factory Theatre Marrickville on Monday April 23rd.

Value: $150

Kindly donated by Laing Entertainment

 

Framed and signed Dixie Chicks poster

Signed Dixie Chicks poster in a quality frame

Kindly donated by Chugg Entertainment
Frame by Forte Framing.

 

Framed and signed Robbie Williams poster

Signed Robbie Williams poster in a quality frame

Kindly donated by Chugg Entertainment
Frame by Forte Framing.

 

Framed and signed Alan Jackson poster

Signed Alan Jackson poster in a quality frame

Kindly donated by Chugg Entertainment
Frame by Forte Framing.

 

Framed and signed Elvis Costello poster

Signed Elvis Costello poster in a quality frame

Kindly donated by Chugg Entertainment
Frame by Forte Framing.

 

Framed and signed The Specials poster

Signed The Specials poster in a quality frame

Kindly donated by Chugg Entertainment
Frame by Forte Framing.